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Thomas Dix Hincks (1767 - 1857):
Cleric, Presbyterian and academic


Thomas Hincks was born in Dublin, was educated at the Crumlin Academy, Trinity College, Dublin, and London, and was ordained a Presbysterian minister in Cork. He was a member of the Royal Irish Academy and after teaching in the Cork Institution, which he founded, taught in Fermoy, County Cork. In 1821 he was appointed classics master at the Belfast Academical Institution, and in 1822 he was there appointed Professor of Oriental Languages. He gained a Doctorate in Laws from Glasgow in 1834 and, as well as writing many educational works, edited the Munster Agricultural Magazine in Cork. He was father of Edward and Francis Hincks. He died in Belfast.



Born: 24 June 1767
Died: 24 February 1857
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